ReMonde (or Ramon as he is sometimes called) was in Giles from 1959 thru 1965 playing 1st baritone. Afterward he joined The Skokie Men Of Brass and the Royal Airs and is current with the Royal Airs Senior Exhibition Corps.
He graduated from Tilden Tech, then went on to Loop Junior college, University of Chicago, Roosevelt University and Bradley University. He is presently a musician with Chicago State University Jazz Band and Generations Big Band, playing trombone in both.
He retired from the Chicago Police Department after 28 years. He has 1 daughter, 6 grands and 3 great grands.
* Photos from the collections of Toni'O.